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3215400 - Description of dimensions is not visible with Read permission in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)


  • With Read permission, users cannot view the description of the dimensions in a live data model in SAC.
  • User is able to view the description of the dimension when "Update" permission is assigned on Role and Model level.


  • SAP Analytics Cloud (Enterprise) 2022.13.0

Reproducing the Issue

  1.  Log to the tenant with user who has "Read" rights only.
  2.  Go to the affected Live model.
  3.  Switch to "All Dimensions" tab.
  4.  Discover that descriptions of the dimensions are not visible.
  5.  Grant user with "Update" permission on the Role and Model levels.
  6.  Notice that under "All Dimensions" tab, descriptions are visible.


This issue is currently under investigation by development.


This issue is currently under investigation by development.

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